What's New

2024

Feb

Introducing Zoho Sprints 2.0

New

We are excited to introduce the all new Zoho Sprints 2.0. This enhanced version comes with a complete revamp of the user interface and an improved performance ability, enabling a more convenient and intuitive project management system. Learn about all the enhancements and improvements here.

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2023

Feb

Filters and Search for items in Boards in iOS app

Mobile App

In the latest version (v1.2.1) of the Zoho Sprints iOS app, we've brought in support to filter and search for items within the Boards module.

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Jul

Filters and Export in Users Module

Enhancement

Users module is now equipped with the enhanced capabilities of applying filters to drill down to required records and exporting users data in specific file formats for use outside of Zoho Sprints.

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Jun

Import from JIRA Server

Enhancement

We have rolled out an enhancement to JIRA Import. Earlier, importing data was supported for JIRA cloud alone. Now, the support is being extended to JIRA server as well.

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Standalone Functions

Enhancement

Custom functions feature is now enhanced to support standalone functions. Standalone functions are suitable to process data operated by external parameters. You can execute the function via schedule or API.

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Timers in the iOS app

Mobile App

In the latest version of the Zoho Sprints iOS app (v1.2.4) we have brought in support for timers in the item detail screen. You can now view, start, pause, resume and stop the timers within the item’s detail screen.

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Reminders in the latest version of the Android app

Mobile App

In the latest version of the Zoho Sprints iOS mobile app (v1.2.14), we have brought in the  option to set reminders for work items.

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May

Sheet View for Users module

Enhancement

Sheet View is now available for users module. You can view the user details on a spreadsheet and update the custom field values in bulk. The view and edit permissions are based on your defined role and profile.

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Add Epic in iOS app

Mobile App

In the latest version (v1.2.3) of the Sprints iOS app, we have brought in support for the option to add and edit an epic from the mobile app.

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Enhancements in the latest version Android mobile app

Mobile App

In the latest version of the Zoho Sprints Android mobile app (v1.2.3), we have brought in the below enhancements.

  • Support for Signup from within the mobile app. 
  • Support for Release field in add/edit work item and in item’s details screen. 
  • Share URL feature is now present inside the item’s details screen.
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Apr

Associate Release with Log Hours

Enhancement

Users can now associate the relevant release while adding log hours. Previously, users can only filter All and Work Item log types by releases. Now, General and Meeting log types can also be filtered by the associated releases.

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Zoho Notebook Extension

Marketplace

Your note-taking requirements can now be met with this professional, cloud-based tool. Install Zoho Notebook extension and make quick notes in your work items to share and record information.

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Mar

ISO 9001 Certification

Updates

We’re glad to announce that following the recent external audit conducted successfully by an independent third party certification body to examine our Quality Management System, the processes followed in Zoho Sprints have been certified the ISO 9001 grading for adhering to the required standards. Zoho’s compliance certificates are available here.

Sheet View of Work Items

New Feature

We have introduced sheet view which will open the work items that are in the backlog, board, epic, and release in the form of a spreadsheet. You can either view or view and edit the data in the sheet, based on the defined permissions.

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Priority Level Sync with Projects

Enhancement

Zoho Projects integration now supports the syncing of the default priority levels of work items in the two applications.

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Custom fields in Epics in iOS app

Mobile App

In the latest version (v1.2.2) of the Zoho Sprints iOS app, we have brought in support to display custom fields in Epics.

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Feb

Zoho Writer Extension

Marketplace

Zoho Sprints now comes with Zoho Writer, a cloud-based word processor to meet your documentation requirements. Install this extension to share and maintain details in documents.

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React to Comments

New Feature

Zoho Sprints now includes the ability to react to a comment with the available emoticons. This helps you keep the communication simple and get the team involved.

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Reply to Comments

New Feature

Zoho Sprints enables you to leave replies to comments, facilitating a linear form of communication and enabling members to provide immediate feedback.

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Jan

Recurring Item

Marketplace

Install the Recurring Item extension to start automating work item creation for repetitive tasks using a simple scheduling system.

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2022

Jan

New enhancements in iOS mobile app

Mobile App

In the latest version (v1.2.6) of the Zoho Sprints iOS mobile app, we have brought in the below enhancements.

  • We now support 'Multi-user picklist' type custom fields in Add/Edit Item, Sub Item & Epic forms and also in Item details, Epic details and Item filters screens.

  • Users can now delete projects from the "Manage Projects" module.

  • We can now delete Project users.

  • We have handled localisation for meeting custom field updated type messages in feeds and notifications.

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Dec

Whiteboard

New Feature

Zoho Sprints is now equipped with Whiteboard integration. This tool will enable users or participants of a work item, a sprint or a release to collaborate and brainstorm ideas.

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Approval Tracker

New Feature

Set up an approval mechanism with approvers who can check and sign-off on work item-related requests from the team members.

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Custom Layouts for Users module

New Feature

Custom layout support is now available for Users module. Customize the layout of the User details page to suit your requirement.

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Activity Reminder

New Feature

We've introduced the Personal Settings section for the individual user to set up notifications and reminders. The Email Notification feature in available here along with the newly introduced Activity Reminder that enables you to configure scheduled emails for work item lists.

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Sprint custom fields, drag and drop, quick notes, and Scan QR code in iOS app.

Mobile App

In the latest version (v1.2.12) of the Zoho Sprints iOS mobile app, we have brought in the below features and enhancements.

  • Sprint custom fields are now supported in Add/Edit sprint form and also in Sprint details page.

  • Sprint layout field is included in the Add Project form. 

  • Client and vendor users are displayed in Project and Team Users modules.

  • Support for drag and drop of attachments & text in add item form, add/edit item comment and in item details view.

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Epics module in Android mobile app

Mobile App

In the latest version of the Zoho Sprints Android mobile app (v1.2), we have brought in support for Epics module.

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Nov

Custom Field Support for Timesheet

New Feature

Enhance the layout of your Timesheet with the capabilities of custom fields and layouts. This allows you to capture specific details relevant to your timesheet's requirement.

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Sync Work Items from Zoho Sprints

Enhancement

We've enhanced data syncing between integrated apps. We now support creating issues or work items in GitHubGitLabBitbucket and Azure DevOps while creating work items in Sprints. The data will be synced both from and to Sprints.
 

Time Log Limit and Reminder Settings

Enhancement

Following the advanced timesheet settings that were recently rolled out, we have included a couple of additional settings that help you specify your preferences with regard to setting time log limit and reminders.

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Oct

Custom Functions

New Feature

Zoho Sprints offers Custom Functions, a Deluge script, that can automate repetitive business processes.

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Advanced Editor

Enhancement

We have introduced an advanced editor with additional features. The advanced editor is available in the item description and item comments sections.

Web Tabs

New Feature

Embed URLs from third-party applications and create a Web Tab within the product based on your business needs. Web Tabs give direct access to applications from Zoho Sprints.

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New enhancements in iOS mobile app

In the latest version (v1.2.11) of the Zoho Sprints iOS mobile app, we have brought in the below enhancements.

  • Clone item inside the Item details module is now supported. 

  • New timesheet settings added in the web app (sprints.zoho.com) is now handled in the mobile app.

  • Client & vendor users supported in all picklist for all users.

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Sep

Advanced Timesheet Settings

Enhancement

We have introduced some advanced timesheet settings that help in recording time efficiently

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Custom Domain

New Feature

The Custom Domain option in Zoho Sprints lets you map your domain to your team in Zoho Sprints

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Custom Layouts and Fields

New Feature

Customize your Sprints' with layouts and fields. This allows users to record detailed information related to the Sprint.

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Aug

Custom Tooltip for Custom Fields

Enhancement

You can add tooltips to your custom fields

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Email Alias

New Feature

Using Email Alias you can carry out certain actions in Zoho Sprints by emailing them to certain email addresses.

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Jul

Enhanced View

Enhancement

We have introduced 'Followed by me' in views that displays all the work items you follow

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Jun

Zoho BugTracker Integration

New Feature

Integrate your Zoho Sprints account with Zoho BugTracker to track and manage your bugs.

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Azure DevOps Pipeline Extension

New Feature

Azure DevOps Pipeline is a web service that is used to build, test, and run code projects automatically. Azure DevOps Pipeline extension can now be installed in Zoho Sprints. This extension lets you carry out actions in items, sprints, and releases from Azure DevOps Pipeline.

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Export Status Timeline

Enhancement

Status timeline can be exported

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Sign in with Apple

Mobile App

You can now sign into the app using Apple ID by clicking on 'Sign in with Apple' option in the latest version (v1.1.18).

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Custom layouts and custom fields in iOS app

Mobile App

In the latest version (v1.2.9) of the Zoho Sprints iOS mobile app, we now support custom layouts and custom fields in the Add projects screen.

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May

Custom Layouts for Releases

New Feature

We have introduced 'custom layouts' for the Release module. Now, you can include additional information in your releases.

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Apr

Status Mapping

Enhancement

We have introduced 'Status Mapping' which allows you to map your Zoho Sprints status with the status in Zoho Projects.

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Custom Keyboard Shortucts

Enhancement

Keyboard shortcuts can be customized with your preferred keys.

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Enhanced Status Timeline

Enhancement

Status Timeline in the work item details page has been enhanced to show the sprints from which the work item was moved.

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AWS CodeCommit Integration

New Feature

You can now manage your AWS CodeCommit repositories in Zoho Sprints by integrating AWS CodeCommit to Zoho Sprints.

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Enhancement in latest version of Android app

Mobile App

In the latest version of the Sprints Android mobile app (v1.1.33), we have made an enhancement to display the username along with the email address when adding an existing team user in the 'Add User' form.

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Mar

Custom Layout for Projects

New Feature

You can now include custom fields to your projects.

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Add and delete users from detail view of your iOS app

Mobile App

In the latest version (v1.2.7) of the Zoho Sprints iOS mobile app, we have brought in the below enhancements.

  • View sprint users and description inside sprint details view

  • Add and Delete sprint users from inside sprint details view

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New fields supported in latest version of Android app

Mobile App

In the latest version of the Sprints Android mobile app (v1.1.32), we have brought in support for Percentage, Currency, Lookup & Multi-User Picklist type fields in Add Item, Edit Item & Item details modules.

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Status, formula fields and more enhancements in iOS mobile app.

Mobile App

In the latest version (v1.2.7) of the Zoho Sprints iOS mobile app, we have brought in the below enhancements.

  • The 'Status' field is now supported in the 'Update Item' form.

  • Display 'Formula' fields in 'Item Details' side panel and 'Epic Details'.

  • Deep-linking is now handled for Zoho one & JP DC urls.

  • Re-invite new user in project users module.

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Feb

Bug Viewer

Marketplace

The Bug Viewer for Zoho Sprints extension allows you to view and manage all bugs in a project from a single location. The extension allows users to view either only bugs assigned to them or all bugs in the project.

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2021

Apr

Epics in iOS app

Mobile App

In the latest version (v1.2) of the Zoho Sprints iOS app, we have brought in support for the Epics module.

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Dec

Multi User Pick List

Enhancement

We have introduced a multi-user pick list. As the name suggests, this drop-down field allows you to select multiple users at a time.

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Edit, Delete and Reject log hours Android app (v1.1.26)

Mobile App

In the latest version of Zoho Sprints Android app (v1.1.26), we now support edit, delete and reject log hours from within the app. You will also be able to add reasons for rejecting a log hour.

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Copy URL and notifications for custom fields in Android

Mobile App

In the latest version of the Zoho Sprints android app (v1.1.31), we have brought in the below enhancements:

  • Support for 'Copy URL' in the item detail screen.
  • Feeds and notification for Custom fields in Item, Epic and Meeting is now handled
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Nov

Custom Mail Templates

New

System-generated emails can be customized using the Custom Mail Templates option

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Quick action button, Feeds and Notifications for release and followers in Android

Mobile App

In the latest version of the Zoho Sprints android app (v1.1.30), we have brought in the below features:

  • Quick action button
  • Feeds and Notifications for releases
  • Followers 
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Tags and new customs fields in iOS

Mobile App

In the latest version of the Zoho Sprints iOS app (v1.1.30), we have brought in support to view tags associated to an item in the item details screen and add custom fields.

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Sep

Preview for Attachments

Enhancement

We have introduced an option to have a preview of the attached file in the Work Items, Sprints, Feed, and Meetings.

Work Item Followers

New Feature

We have introduced the 'Follow' feature in work items using which you can follow or add followers to a work item to stay updated on its activities.

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Azure DevOps Extension

New Feature

Install Azure DevOps extension to manage projects and DevOps activities from one place.

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Zoho Analytics Integration

New Feature

Integrate your Zoho Sprints account with Zoho analytics to generate customized reports.

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Introduced Meeting and General Log Type

New Feature

Under the Meeting log type, you can record the time spent on meetings and under General log type you can record log hours that doesn't pertain to any of the modules

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Option to add Epic in iOS

Mobile App

In the latest version (v1.2.3) of the Sprints iOS app, we have brought in support for the option to add and edit an epic from the mobile app.

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Android app is now HIPAA compliant

Mobile App

Zoho Sprints android app now encrypts the mobile database and shared preferences adhering to HIPAA policy.

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Jul

Filters for Log Hours

New Feature

The Log Hours in Default View can be viewed based on the modules they were logged for.

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New Permissions for Timesheet

Enhancement

We have introduced two new permissions, All Users- Approved and All Users- Unapproved for the Timesheet module.

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CI/CD for GitLab

New Feature

 CI/CD option is now available for all the mapped repositories in GitLab

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Introduced New Custom Fields

Enhancement

Zoho Sprints has three new custom fields now. They are Percentage, Currency, and Lookup fields.

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Jun

Client and Vendor Portal

New Feature

Add your clients and vendors to your team and monitor their activities under one roof.

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Extensions in Zoho Sprints

New Feature

We have introduced the Google Drive extension and Zendesk extension to simplify your work process.

Bug Tracker in Zoho Sprints

Enhancement

The Bug Tracker module lists all the integrated bugs in a Zoho Sprints - Zoho Projects integration.

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Custom Layouts and Fields for Meetings

New Feature

You can now include additional fields and customize your meeting forms.

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Mar

Save option for Filters

New Feature

You can now save your filter preferences.

Feb

Customize Layouts and Fields for Epics

Features

We have introduced an option to customize your epic’s layouts and include additional fields in them.

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Jan

Introduced Delete option in Recycle Bin

Enhancement

You can delete the projects in Recycle bin permanently by clicking the trash icon.

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Export/Import details on the Activity Stream

Enhancement

Whenever you export or import any data, it gets recorded on the Activity Stream of the Feed.

 

Introduced Online Meeting Types

Enhancement

While creating an online meeting, you can now choose the type of meeting you are going to conduct.

Item Checklist Cloning

Enhancement

When a work item gets cloned, checklists associated with that item will also get cloned.

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2020

Dec

Meeting option in Item Details, Sprint Details and Release pages

Enhancement

You can now start an online meeting from the Item Details, Sprint Details, and Release pages.

Associating users to multiple sprints

Enhancement

While creating users, you can now associate them to multiple sprints.

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Chart Enhancements

Enhancement

'All Users' option has been provided in the Status Productivity chart under Project Dashboard and the Sprint Details chart in the Sprint Dashboard has got a new 'View By Points' option.

Zoho Sprints Extension in Zoho Show

New Feature

You can now use Zoho Sprints in Zoho Show through the new extension and create presentations on your sprints within a matter of seconds.

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Nov

Zoho Meeting Integration

New Feature

Conduct and record live meetings from any part of the world by integrating your Zoho Sprints account with Zoho Meeting.

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Enhanced Jenkins Integration

Enhancement

Using the Jenkins Integration, you can now add a new release, update a release's stage, and associate items to a release.

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Roles and Permissions related changes in Android app

Mobile App

In the latest version of Zoho Sprints app (v1.1.25), we have now supported Roles and Permissions related changes in the app.

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Oct

Schedule Export

New Feature

Using the Schedule Export option, you can now schedule and automate your report export. 

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Sep

Group By in Project backlog

Enhancement

Work items can be grouped using the Group By option in the Project Backlog.

Sorted user names in filters

Enhancement

User names appear in alphabetical order in the filters.

Aug

New Swim Lane

Enhancement

Introduced a Swim Lane called 'All Sprints'.

Improvised Cumulative Flow report

Enhancement

The number of work items in your To Do list will not be altered unless a work item has been added or deleted. It will always show the number of work items that have passed through it.

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Recycle Bin

New Feature

Deleted projects will be available in the Recycle Bin and can be restored within 15 days

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Increased estimation points

Enhancement

Estimation points have been increased to 20.

Enhanced Item import

Enhancement

Items can be imported along with their status.

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Jul

Jenkins filter

Enhancement

We have added a custom date filter to Jenkins Build Details.

Mark default fields as mandatory

Enhancement

You can now mark the default fields as mandatory in the Custom Layouts page.

Option to retain status while moving work items

Enhancement

Item status can be retained when they are moved from one active sprint to another.

Tabs customization

New Feature

Modules on the left side tab of the projects page can be rearranged and accessed based on your preferences.

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Jun

Roles and Profiles

New Feature

Define roles and profiles to your users and authorise their actions within the team.

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Swimlanes

Enhancement

We have introduced the following three swimlanes:

  • ItemType
  • ItemTag
  • Release
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Displaying full hierarchy

Enhancement

The full hierarchy of a work item along with its subitems will be displayed on the Backlog and on the Board.

Sprint Process Time Report

New Feature

This report calculates and displays the average time taken to complete the work items in a specific period of time.

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Clone Sprints and Epics

Enhancement

You can now select sprints and epics from existing project templates.

User Groups

New Feature

You can now club users/profiles/roles together in respective groups.

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Sign in with Apple

Mobile App

You can now sign into the app using Apple ID in the latest v1.1.18 version. Just need to click on the 'Sign in with Apple' option.

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May

Chatlet

New Feature

You can now chat with the other members of your team using the Chatlet feature.

 

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Apr

Release Management

New Feature

Plan and organize your project release across different stages using release management.

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Jenkins integration

New Feature

Target continuous integration/continuous deployment by managing your build actions and tracking your build reports from Zoho Sprints.

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Default date range

Enhancement

You can now create custom views based on a default date range.

Mar

User swimlane

Enhancement

You can track the total number of work items across statuses assigned to each member in the sprint using the user swimlane.  

Enhanced MS Team integration

Enhancement

MS Team users can now navigate to their teams directly from Zoho Sprints. This integration is now available across domains. 

Attach files from work drive

Enhancement

The cloud picker in Zoho Sprints now allows you to attach your documents and other files from your Zoho Workdrive. 

Feb

Domain support for Desk integration

Enhancement

Zoho Desk integration is now available in the EU region. 

Jan

Linking work items

Enhancement

You can link a maximum of up to 10 work items for the 'Depends on' link type and 100 work items to the other link types in Zoho Sprints. 

2019

Dec

Import from JIRA

Enhancement

During the import, you can assign the issue ID of JIRA to the work item ID in Zoho Sprints. 

Estimation points against each user 

Enhancement

You can now view the total estimation points against each user both in your backlog and completed sprints. 

Nov

Item process time report

New

The all-new item process item report will track the duration of the work items across each status in your sprint. 

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Epic progress by points and items

Enhancement

Track the progress of your epic either by estimation points or work items. You can also hover over the progress percentage to view the total and completed points or work items. 

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Oct

Link work items

New

Link relevant work items and manage your work effectively. You can work with default link types or create your own link types. 

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Broken search

Issue-Fix

The search in the backlog was broken when the search result was empty. This issue was fixed.

Sep

Zoho Projects integration

New

The much-awaited Zoho Sprints and Zoho Projects integration is live now. You can now map projects, sync work items, log hours, users, and manage your team in both the applications.

 

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User summary enhancement

Enhancement

You can view the user summary report either by total estimation points or the work items assigned to each user in the sprint. 

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Log hours in default view

Enhancement

We have now enhanced the Default View by adding log hours as a separate section. You can view the hours logged for all the work items in your team and also start the timer right away. 

GitLab integration

Enhancement

You can now configure either your GitLab. com or 'Self-managed' GitLab account with Zoho Sprints. Copy and paste the URL and AccessToken to enable configuration.

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Issue project in GitLab and Bitbucket

Enhancement

We have now added the 'Sync only Bugs' option to our GitLab and Bitbucket integrations. While associating projects to your repository, you can now enable this option to sync all the upcoming issues in your repository to a particular project in Zoho Sprints.

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Aug

Custom tags

New

Tags help you group the work items based on a particular category. 

 

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Customize tabs in item details

Enhancement

You can now customize the tabs in your work item details page. Toggle to select the required tabs and save the view. 

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Cloning project template

Issue-Fix

There was an issue while cloning the project template. This issue has been resolved now. 

Custom fields issue

Issue-Fix

The boolean and radio buttons in custom fields were not working. This issue has been resolved now. 

Jul

Export reports

New

You can now export reports using our all-new 'Copy and Paste' functionality. 

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Work item checklist

New

Prepare a to-do-list for your work items using checklists and get things done easily. 

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Work in progress limit

New

Set maximum and minimum WIP (Work In Progress) limit for each status on your board. 

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Archive epics

New

We have now enhanced the epics module by introducing a quick option to archive epics. 

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Sort option in Backlog

Enhancement

We have now added priority in the project backlog sort option. You can sort the work items based on its priority level. 

 

GitHub app integration

New

We have added Zoho Sprints app in the GitHub marketplace. You can directly install the app and integrate your Zoho Sprints team and associate projects from GitHub

Import error

Issue-Fix

Users were not able to map the estimation points and duration while importing the work items. This issue has been resolved now. 

MS Teams integrations

New

You can now integrate Zoho Sprints with Microsoft Teams and manage work items across your board and backlog right in the Teams platform. 

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Jun

Actual vs Planned

New

Are you ahead or behind your plan? You can view the planned and actual time taken to complete the work items across your sprints. 

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Duration

Issue-Fix

There was an error while calculating the duration of the hours logged in the Actual vs Planned timesheet report. This issue has been resolved. 

Webhooks

Issue-Fix

Webhook was not triggered when the user tried to log hours via timer stop. This issue has been resolved.

Project templates

Issue-Fix

An exception error was thrown when the user tried to clone the template without upcoming sprints. This issue has been resolved now. 

May

Zoho Desk integration

New

Integrate your Zoho Sprints account with Zoho Desk, add your tickets as work items, and manage your ticket details from Zoho Sprints.

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Google apps integration

New

Integrate your Zoho Sprints account with Google Apps, add work items to Google tasks and calendar. You can also sync the scrum meetings to your Google calendar.

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Timesheet Grid view

New

We have enhanced our timesheet modules by introducing the Grid view. You can now track the hours logged by the members on a weekly, monthly, yearly, quarterly, and daily basis.

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Quick search in Epic

Enhancement

We have now enabled the quick search option while associating work items in the Epics module.

Comment modification

Updates

Admin can now edit and delete the comments for the work item. 

Export failure

Issue-Fix

There was an issue while exporting the work items in the backlog. This issue has been resolved.

Subitem association

Enhancement

You can associate a parent item as a subitem to the work items in your backlog, active, and upcoming sprints.  

Apr

Epic support in JIRA Import

Enhancement

You can now import epics from your Zoho Sprints team to your JIRA portal.

Work item reminders

New

Set reminders for your work items and receive notifications promptly.

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Subitem toggle in global view

Updates

We have now added the subitem toggle to the Global view section. You can now turn on or off the subitem field and save the view.

Filter issue while exporting work items

Issue-Fix

While exporting the work items from Global view, the status type filter criterion was not working. This issue is now fixed.

Export release notes

Issue-Fix

There was an issue while exporting the release notes. This issue is now fixed.

Mar

Global add

New

You can now create work items, sprints, add log hours, and meetings at one place using our all-new Global Add feature.

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GitLab integration

New

We now integrate with GitLab. You can now attach commits and pull requests directly from the work item details page.

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Strict scrum settings

Enhancement

We support strict scrum. Your team can either choose to follow a standard or strict scrum process.

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Custom view

Enhancement

Add the Status Type as one of the criteria while creating a custom view.

Sort option in backlog

Enhancement

You can sort the work items in your project backlog based on criteria.

Linking of sprints in Epics module

Updates

Based on customer request, we have now linked all the sprints in our Epics module. You can directly navigate to the sprint dashboard in a click.

Fetching work items in Epics

Issue-Fix

While scrolling through the epics, users couldn't fetch the work items. This issue is now fixed.

Feb

Bitbucket integration

New

Integrate Zoho Sprints with Bitbucket and manage your repositories, add quick commits, and pull requests at a single place. 

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Swimlanes

Enhancement

We have configured two new swimlanes on our board: User and Epic swimlane. 

Epics

Enhancement

We have now increased the character length of the description field in our Epics module to 15000 characters. 

Webhooks

Enhancement

We have added a new parameter value "LogTime" in our webhooks section. 

Log hours

Enhancement

Our Global Timer has the option to view hours logged by other users across projects. 

Add subitem

Issue-Fix

All the portals (i.e. Teams) integrated with MS Office 365 account encountered an error while adding subitems. This issue has been resolved.

Jan

Customize your agile journey

New

Customize your agile journey

Customization makes your work simple. Zoho Sprints now offers a bunch of new features that customize your agile journey.

 

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2018

Dec

Latency report

New

Do you want to track all inactive work items in your project? You can do so using the all-new Latency chart. 

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Nov

Advanced search

New

You can now search for work items with our all-new 'Advanced search'. 

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Project templates

New

We just released 'Project Templates'. You can now clone the templates to create projects with a similar workflow. 

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Enhanced search

Enhancement

You can now search for particular projects and templates in your team. The enhanced search option will display all the Activeprojects, Favorite projects, and Project templates.

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Oct

Timesheet reports

New

Track the maximum and minimum hours logged in your project across the sprints, users, work item types, and month. 

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Due date tracker

New

Track the overdue, due on, and completed work items on your board using the all-new due date tracker.

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Enhancements to work items

Enhancement

You can now convert comments into work items and subitems into parent items. 

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Sep

GitHub 

New

Map the personal repositories to your team repository, associate projects, and start attaching commits and pull requests. 

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Webhooks

New

Create a webhook and send real-time notifications to third-party applications using HTTP callback or push API.

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Email Notification

New

You can now turn on or off the email notifications of your work item activities. 

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Pricing

New

We've launched a new subscription plan. Upgrade to higher plans and explore more features.

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Priority mapping

Bug-Fixes

Users were not able to map the priority field while importing the files. This was due to the case-sensitive issue. It was identified and fixed. 

Sample project

Bug-Fixes

There was an error in fetching data in the sample project. This issue has been fixed. 

Aug

Users

Enhancement

Hover over the profile of users to view their details. 

Attachments

Enhancement

We've now enhanced the attachment section by displaying the owner name and the time of upload. This enhancement is applicable only for text attachments.

Export filter 

Bug-Fixes

 There was an issue in fetching the details when filtering the custom date field in the export filter criteria. This issue has been fixed. 

Project groups

Bug-Fixes

There was an issue while editing the project group name. This has been resolved. 

Jul

Integrate Zoho Sprints with Zapier

New

We are thrilled to announce that Zoho Sprints is now available on Zapier, an integrated platform that connects 1000+ web applications. Work smarter. Increase your team’s agility.

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Global view

New

Here's the all-new Global View that lists all the work items across projects in the team. 

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Edit group name

Enhancement

You can now edit the group name right in a click.

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Zoho Flow integration

New

Integrate Zoho Sprints with Zoho Flow and build customized workflows using triggers and actions.

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Jun

Cloud picker

New

You can now attach files from other cloud services. Also, you can upload an image, copy and paste a screenshot, and annotate it. 

 

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Export reports

New

You can now export all the reports and charts in Zoho Sprints. 

 

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May

Launching epics

Blogs

Launching epics

We are happy to announce that the much-awaited feature 'Epics' is rolled out successfully. Now, you can group larger users stories under epics and run them across multiple sprints.

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Where's plan?

New

Are you searching for the plan module? Hold on, we have just renamed our plan module to 'Backlog'. 

Exclusive backlog search

Enhancement

We have an inbuilt search option for the backlog. All you need to do is just enter the work item name or #id to search relevant work items.

Subitem view in Backlog

Enhancement

You can either expand or collapse the subitem view right from your backlog. 

Move existing items to board

Enhancement

You can move the existing work items from your backlog, upcoming, or other active sprints to your current sprint on board. ​

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Get notified on status updates

Enhancement

We will push a notification on your board when the user updates the status of the item. You can refresh the board and view the status updates periodically. 

User profile

New

Track user-specific progress using the all-new 'User Profile'.

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Apr

Import from JIRA

New

You can now import your data from JIRA to Zoho Sprints.

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Mar

Live chat

New

Need quick help? Our support executives will be available for the live chat from 10:30 AM to 7:00 PM IST. Connect with them and get clarified on the go.

 

Describe your sprint

Enhancement

"What's your sprint all about?" - Yes, we have added a description field where you can add a short description to your sprint and let your team know why it has been created. 

In-built search for filter

Enhancement

You don't have to scroll through the fields under every filter to choose one. You now have a search option for every criteria that has more than five fields. 

Cumulative flow diagram

Enhancement

Until recently, you were able to generate the cumulative flow diagram for a minimum of two statuses. Now, you can get the report for a single status as well.  

Sorting based on dates in release notes

Enhancement

We have now introduced the sort option which lists all the resolved work items in your release notes based on dates. 

Duplicate item numbering

Bug-Fixes

We'd been reported that a few duplicate work item IDs were found in a portal. This issue has been resolved.

Incorrect timezone

Bug-Fixes

There was an issue in fetching the timezone when a user tried to configure holidays. This issue has been resolved.

Feb

Track available users on scrum board

Enhancement

Your scrum board now has an option to track all the active members in your sprint. You can view the number of users who are currently available on your board. Once the user leaves the board, you can also view the time they left the board.

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Access setup in a click

Enhancement

You can now navigate to your setup from anywhere in the product - because it's just a click away. Click the setup icon in the upper-right corner and select the settings that you want to work around from the pop-up.

Specific search for filter

Enhancement

Tricky to scroll down to select the filter criteria that you're looking for? Now, it is possible to search the specific criteria in your filter using the search option. It is available in both the plan and scrum board as well. 

Get notified instantly

New

You will now receive email notifications when a work item is assigned to you. You will also receive emails when the work item assigned to you has been modified, reassigned, or when you've been removed from the work item. 

Permission enabled

Enhancement

Until recently, only the sprint owners can add a new work item to an active sprint on scrum board. Now, the project managers also have the privilege to add new work items in a running sprint on board. 

Jan

Explore our brand new features in Zoho Sprints

Blogs

Explore our brand new features in Zoho Sprints

We have released a new set of features. 

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Export work items

New

You can now schedule exports for the work items from your sprint plan. Backup project data and import them to another project. 

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Export logged hours

New

You can schedule exports for the hours logged by specific users from your timesheet and generate invoices. 

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Custom work item type

New

Apart from the default work item types, we now support customized work item types. 

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Custom priority

New

Now, you can set customized priority and prioritize specific business requirements. 

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2017

Dec

Status timeline

New

Track the maximum and minimum time taken by the item to travel from one status to the other. 

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Email notification for status and comments

Enhancement

You will be notified when someone mentions you in a status or comment across the project. 

Email notification to deactivated users

Enhancement

You will be notified when you are deactivated from the team. Also, you will receive an email notification once you are successfully reactivated.

Invisible timesheet setup 

Bug-Fixes

Users were unable to view the timesheet settings when accessed from the projects. This issue is now fixed. 

Invisible timer on board

Bug-Fixes

On refreshing the board, users were unable to view the active timers for the items. This is now resolved.

Nov

Deactivate and activate users

New

Based on the user limit, you can now activate and deactivate users in your team. Inactive users will not have access to the assigned projects in the team. 

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Language settings

New

You can now update the language for your team. We support 17 different languages.

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Count based velocity chart

Enhancement

Until recently, you were able to view the velocity chart only based on the estimation points. Now, you can view the velocity based on the number of items completed in the closed sprints.

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Mention items in status and comments

Enhancement

Do you want to mention an item in your status or comment? Well, you can now just use '#I' followed by the item number to mention the item ID in your status or comment. 

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Add subitems in active sprints

Enhancement

You can add subitems to an active sprint. Only the admin, project managers, sprint owners, and the item owners can add subitems to an active sprint. Also, view the status in its details page.

Exclusive report details

Enhancement

Get the item and sprint details right from your reports. Click the item to view the item details and the respective sprint to view the sprint details.

Set higher estimation points

Enhancement

You can set your estimation type for up to fifteen fields. While updating the estimation points, the existing values will be replaced with new ones. 

Approve and reject logged hours not working

Bug-Fixes

The sprint owner will not be able to approve or reject the logged hours of the work item. This issue was fixed. 

Work item duration mismatch

Bug-Fixes

While sending out email notifications, the duration of the work item was mismatched with the actual duration. This mismatch was rectified and the issue was fixed.

Oct

Launching Zoho Sprints - The Agile Project Management Tool

Blogs

Launching Zoho Sprints - The Agile Project Management Tool

We are happy to launch Zoho Sprints.

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